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  1. Oklahoma City fight card will turn clock back to 2000s

    Dan Rafael

    If you want to party like it's the mid-2000s, try one that will feature Samuel Peter, Ricardo Mayorga, as well as Luis Ramon "Yory Boy" Campas on Sept. 27 in Oklahoma City.

    Story | Conversation | September 02, 2014
  2. Ricardo Mayorga off card as Don King threatens legal action

    Dan Rafael

    Bowing to the threat of legal action from promoter Don King, promoter Jimmy Burchfield has removed former two-division titleholder Ricardo Mayorga from the main event of his Feb. 21 card at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, R.I.

    Story | Conversation | February 06, 2014
  3. Ricardo Mayorga will fight Raul Munoz Feb. 21 in comeback bout

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-division titleholder Ricardo Mayorga, one of boxing's greatest all-time trash talkers, will attempt to make a comeback on Feb. 21, his first fight in nearly three years.

    Story | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  4. John Ruiz turns promoter

    Dan Rafael

    Former two-time heavyweight titlist John Ruiz, who retired after being stopped in the ninth round challenging then-titleholder David Haye in 2010, is back in boxing -- as a promoter. Ruiz announced that he is "New England's newest combat sport pro...

    Blog | October 08, 2013
  5. Khan antes up to get Bradley in ring

    Dan Rafael

    MONTREAL -- When I hit the town Thursday to cover Saturday night's rematch between light heavyweight champion Jean Pascal and former champ Bernard Hopkins, I had a chance to chat at length with promoters Richard Schaefer and Gary Shaw, both of w...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  6. Kimbo Slice's move to boxing delayed until next year

    Dan Rafael

    Kimbo Slice's ballyhooed jump from mixed martial arts to professional boxing will be delayed until at least early next year, promoter Gary Shaw told ESPN.com on Wednesday night.

    Story | Conversation | November 17, 2010
  7. Diaz's graduation a feel-good story for boxing

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • It's easy sometimes to get caught up in the bad news in boxing. This boxer was arrested. That boxer is punch-drunk and broke. And that one is in a contract dispute with a promoter he accuses of rippi...

    Blog | May 15, 2009
  8. Juan Diaz's graduation a feel-good story for boxing

    Dan Rafael

    Your weekly random thoughts ... • It's easy sometimes to get caught up in the bad news in boxing. This boxer was arrested. That boxer is punch-drunk and broke. And that one is in a contract dispute with a promoter he accuses of ripping...

    Blog | Conversation | May 15, 2009
  9. Promoters hard at work in LA

    Dan Rafael

    LOS ANGELES -- With Antonio Margarito and Shane Mosley ready to throw down Saturday night at the Staples Center -- who isn't pumped for this fight? -- the boxing world has converged here, so, naturally, I've been hearing all kinds of good i...

    Blog | January 24, 2009
  10. Promoters hard at work in LA

    Dan Rafael

    Sports fans wouldn't want to watch three innings of baseball and then a quarter of football. So why does Roy Jones figure fight fans want to watch boxing and MMA on the same card?

    Blog | Conversation | January 24, 2009